What does homeland mean?

Definitions for homeland
ˈhoʊmˌlænd, -ləndhome·land

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word homeland.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherland, homeland, motherland, mother country, country of origin, native land(noun)

    the country where you were born

Wiktionary

  1. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of residence.

  2. homeland(Noun)

    One's country of birth.

  3. homeland(Noun)

    The traditional territory of an ethnic group.

  4. homeland(Noun)

    An area set aside for black South Africans under the policy of apartheid.

Freebase

  1. Homeland

    A homeland is the concept of the place to which an ethnic group holds a long history and a deep cultural association with —the country in which a particular national identity began. As a common noun, it simply connotes the country of one's origin. When used as a proper noun, the word, as well as its equivalents in other languages often have ethnic nationalist connotations. A homeland may also be referred to as a fatherland, a motherland, or a mother country, depending on the culture and language of the nationality in question.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. homeland

    The physical region that includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, United States possessions and territories, and surrounding territorial waters and airspace.

How to pronounce homeland?

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How to say homeland in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of homeland in a Sentence

  1. Greg Mandoli:

    We’re looking to prevent, deter and protect communities. The public doesn't realize what’s happening in a federal investigative agency like HSI and the breath of the investigations that we’re doing. So, with Project Wildfire, we’re looking to take ground information and feed them back into the collective pool... working with our local partners to identify community threats as we look to prevent, deter and protect the homeland.

  2. Jessica Vaughan:

    This irresponsible legislation has already caused the release of thousands of criminals that U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement was trying to deport, now it may also cost California police and sheriffs critical funding from the federal government. Last year, these grants were worth more than $ 130 million.

  3. Ken Cuccinellisaid:

    Later that night, Kelly was arrested by police and taken to jail. Police officers have frequently encountered dangerous lasers during protests across the country. ADepartment of Homeland Security report on the Portland protests mentions lasers being targeted at police or aircraft at least eight times. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Ken Cuccinellisaid that multiple federal officers weretemporarily blinded by lasers during Portland protests. Weve had a number of officers who have days-long blindness. So far theyve all kind of come back, if you will, you also get whats called flash blindness, think of it as the old Kodak cameras where youd get that blue spot and you cant quite see your entire field of vision for a period of time.

  4. The German-educated Kizilyurek:

    I see Cyprus as the patrie (homeland) of all Cypriots and I feel myself responsible for all Cypriots.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Instead of trying to hold hostage funding for the Department of Homeland Security, which is so important for our national security, fund that and let's get on with actually passing comprehensive immigration reform.

Images & Illustrations of homeland

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